_LARUNG GAR BUDDHIST ACADEMY_SERTHAR_TIBET
_founded in 1980 in an entirely uninhabited valley by Jigme Phuntsok
_MANILA’S NORTH CEMETERY_PHILIPPINES
_Starting around 1950, poor Manilans began squatting in the North Cemetery, the oldest and largest in Metro Manila—and they’ve been transforming it into their own thriving alternative community.
_James Chance _http://www.jameschance.com/#/projects/living-with-the-dead-%28work-in-progress%29/lwtd_2012_10
_Roland A Nagy _http://www.rolandnagy.com/cemetery
_located in the central-western area of Hadhramaut Governorate, in the Ramlat al-Sab`atayn desert, is best known for its towering mudbrick skyscrapers. This small town of 7000 is packed with around 500 mud houses standing between 5 and 11 stories tall and reaching 100 feet high, all constructed entirely of mud bricks. The bizarre skyline that the high rise buildings bestow upon the city has earned Shibam the moniker “Manhattan of the Desert.”
_ROMAIN JACQUET-LAGRE’ZE_VERTICAL HORIZON_2012
Vertical Horizon is a photographic journey between the buildings of a relentlessly growing city. It is a deep immersion into the city’s thick atmospheres and a visual record of its wildly diverse built environment. This book is like a contemplative dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and an expression of its vertical elan.
SIR BASIL SPENCE_QUEEN ELIZABETH TOWER BLOCKS
KUMBH MELA_The biggest religious gathering of humanity in the world.
TEMPORANEY CAMP FOR 20 MILLION PEOPLE, 1070 ha.
ERIC PERRIARD_Urban Souls_Seoul